Jeffrey Dayton Jarrell, age 69 formerly of Grandview, WV, passed away Friday, June 7th, 2019 at his home in Centreville, AL surrounded by his family after suffering a stroke on February 8th, 2019 as well as multiple strokes there-after. Jeff was born January 22, 1950 in Charleston, WV to his father Dayton Jarrell and mother Glenna Large Jarrell who has preceded him in death.
Jeff is a retired coal miner, last working at Jim Walters no. 5 in Brookwood, AL and was a member of the UMWA for over 30 years. He was a Master Electrician, Brick Mason, self- taught auto mechanic, skilled in carpentry, and a general “Jack of all trades.” He was known to always have a smile on his face and always give sound advice. He was also known to say things such as, “Work smarter, not harder. Never make a wasted trip.” When asked how he was doing, he would promptly answer, “Fantastic.” He was always willing to lend a helping hand and never met a stranger.
He is survived by his loving wife Sandy Hawley Jarrell of 48 years, daughter Amy Nichole Jarrell, and son, Christopher Scott (Scotty) Jarrell. He also is survived by his seven grandchildren, Alexander Cameron Thomas, Jeffery James Jarrell, Sadie’K Picabo Jarrell, Jena Helen Jarrell, Dayton Scott Jarrell, Sydney Snow Jarrell, and the baby Charlie Blair Jarrell. He is also survived by his sister, Linda Kay Jarrell Moffett, brother Ernest Lewis Jarrell, as well as uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Viewing will be at Melton’s Mortuary in Beckley, WV from 11am-12pm for family, 12pm-2pm for friends, funeral to follow immediately after. Burial will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Dillon, Mac Carns, J.E. Hawley, Blain Jarrell, Delmar Lilly, and James Large.
The family would like to give a very special thanks to Amedysis Hospice, of Northport, AL, particularly Danielle his nurse and Natasha, his nurse aide. We would also like to thank Rene Tarver and Latasha Taylor for the special care that they showed Jeff during his illness. Jeff was very appreciative of their gentle and tender loving care. They became part of our family and we are deeply grateful that the Lord put them in our lives.